Andrew Henderson
Curriculum Vitae



Design Expertise


  • Creating brand identities starting with logo development and leading right through to execution across a wide range of collateral.
  • UI and digital design including e-commerce websites and smartphone apps.
  • Typography from clear and concise typesetting to unique lettering.
  • Layout and editorial design whether dynamic and creative spreads or classic corporate reports.
  • Designing simple or complex infographics, breaking detailed data down into a clear and digestible format.
  • Working with freelancers, agencies and suppliers to ensure projects are delivered on time and
    on budget.
  • Brainstorming and concept creation for new projects including large scale marketing campaigns and business or product positioning.

Technical Skills


  • 1O+ years experience using Adobe Creative Cloud (and its predecessors) with particularly in-depth knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Also well versed in After Effects and other software including Sketch and Figma.
  • Good working knowledge of HTML and CSS along with CMS platforms such as WordPress and Squarespace.
  • Proficiency in project management and relevant software across a range of brands from Google Sheets to Microsoft Teams.
  • Working with a wide range of printing processes and techniques from offset and risograph printing to foiling, embossing and spot varnishing, covering all aspects of the process from preparing artwork to proof approval.
  • Photography including running photoshoots and editing with Lightroom.

Education


BDes (Hons) Graphic Design
Gray’s School of Art • 2006 to 2010
Honours include a feature in the D&AD Student Awards annual and being shortlisted for the Penguin Design Award.

Experience


Senior Graphic Designer
Young’s Pubs • Since October 2016
Head of creative on new investments while managing assets for over 200 pub brands. Also responsible for managing freelance designers and photographers while raising the status of the marketing department as a senior team member to a full in-house agency.

Freelance Graphic Designer
Since July 2010
Working on book covers, editorial layouts, illustration and UI design projects for a range of clients in the hospitality and publishing industries.
Creative Designer
The Craft Beer Co. • January 2016 to October 2016
Design lead on events and marketing projects for a growing craft beer brand while helping to finesse their wider visual identity.

Designer
Springer Nature • August 2013 to January 2016
Working on digital and print jobs across the Palgrave Macmillan, Springer Nature and BFI brands for the UK and US markets while managing print reports and mentoring junior designers.
Web Developer
RSTO • September 2012 to August 2013
A high pressure and fast-moving role designing and building websites for small and medium businesses on behalf of BT.

Junior Designer
Spree Publications • May 2011 to December 2011
Designing a range of products including local voucher books, e-commerce websites and smartphone apps.


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